InnerSelf Newsletter: January 1st, 2017

InnerSelf Newsletter: January 1st, 2017

Welcome... Our InnerSelf welcomes your inner self.

Here we are in a new year, and InnerSelf continues to bring you articles to assist you on your path to create the life you desire.

Scroll down below for the link to my "welcoming the new year" article as well as for articles by many of our regular voices: Alan Cohen, Joyce Vissell, Paulo Coelho, and new articles by numerous other authors.

Wishing you enjoyable insightful reading, and of course a wonder-full, joy-full, and loving new year.

Marie T. Russell
"New Attitudes...New Possibilities"

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It's A New Year... What Difference Does That Make?

Written by Marie T. Russell, InnerSelf.

It's A New Year... What Difference Does That Make?

It's a new year! I must admit, I'm a bit like a kid at Christmas about New Year's. It's like I've just been given 365 brand new days, brand new pages of a blank book to do with as I choose.

Read article here: It's A New Year... What Difference Does That Make?

How to Get All of Your Needs Met this Year

Written by Alan Cohen

How to Get All of Your Needs Met this Year

A real estate agent sent me a copy of the glamorous magazine, Luxury Homes. One home in particular caught my eye—not for the house, but for its tag line: In this elegant estate, all of your needs will be met.

Read article here: How to Get All of Your Needs Met this Year

You've Been This Way Before

Written by Marie T. Russell, InnerSelf

You've Been This Way Before

Whatever path we're on, whatever attitude we've taken, we can probably recognize that we've experienced it before... with other partners, other bosses, other co-workers, other friends, other family members. We seem to repeat the same attitudes and the same experiences...

Read article here:  You've Been This Way Before

To Attain Wholeness, We Must Feel ALL Our Feelings

Written by Barry Vissell

To Attain Wholeness, We Must Feel ALL Our Feelings

There are popular feelings: joy, happiness, love and affection, to name a few. And then there are unpopular feelings: anger, sadness, grief, hurt, and fear, among others. Most of us tend to hide the unpopular feelings and, instead, only feel and show the popular ones.

Read article here:  To Attain Wholeness, We Must Feel ALL Our Feelings

A Manual for the Path of Life

Written by Paulo Coelho.

A Manual for the Path of Life

At the crossroads you can stop and think what direction to follow. But don’t spend too much time thinking or you’ll never leave the spot. Once you have taken the first step, forget the crossroads forever...

Read article here:  A Manual for the Path of Life

Believing In Your Dream and Creating the Future You Desire

Written by Eileen Campbell.

Believing In Your Dream and Creating the Future You Desire

Our dreams need to reflect who we truly are, and not stem from past conditioning and what our parents wanted for us, or what our teachers or peers influenced us to pursue. We may also find that if our dreams and ambitions mean that we sacrifice some part of ourselves in the achieving, then we end up frustrated.

Read article here:  Believing In Your Dream and Creating the Future You Desire

Are You Ready to Emerge from Your Protective Cocoon?

Written by Blake Bauer.

Are You Ready to Emerge from Your Protective Cocoon?

The butterfly begins its journey as a caterpillar, and it may or may not be aware of what it is destined to become. But the caterpillar lives on, faithfully following the inner prompts arising within its being. It feels its way through life, naturally following the inner direction with which it was born.

Read article here:  Are You Ready to Emerge from Your Protective Cocoon?

Astrological Journal for the Week

Pam YounghansWritten by Pam Younghans

This weekly column (updated every Sunday afternoon) is based on planetary influences, and offers perspectives and insights to assist you in making the best use of current energies... Read more

It is also highly beneficial to reread the past week's astrological journal as it gives a hindsight view of the events that took place and may provide many "ah-ha" insights. 


* 3 Radical Political Experiments For This New Age Of Extremes

* 5 Ways To Make 2017 A Better Experience For Everyone

* 7 Reasons We Play Lotto Even Though We Know We Probably Won't Win

* 7 Things For President Obama To Do Before The Bull Enters The China Shop

* 10 Things to Prepare For A President Trump

* A Behaviorist's Guide To New Year's Resolutions

* A Brain Implant That Lets Paralyzed Monkeys Walk

* A Monitor That Finds The Source Of Polluted Air In Your Home

* Brains Of Depressed Kids Don’t React Strongly To Rewards

* Changes In Brain Anatomy Not Age May Make Seniors Shun Risk

* Exercise Snacking Is The Way Forward To Fitness

* Exposing The Great Growth Con Economics

* Facebook Doesn't Tell Users Everything It Really Knows About Them

* From Growing Edible Forests to Banking Heirloom Seeds, Solutions to Keeping Your Food Local

* Herbal Medicine May Make Tuberculosis Easier To Treat

* How Bacteria In Your Mouth May Trigger Arthritis

* How Cocktails Have Transformed From Drinks Into Aphrodisiac Experiences

* How Fitness Trackers And Health Apps Can Be A Loss Of Privacy

* How High-tech Agriculture Can Prevent Oncoming Global Water Wars

* How Standing Rock Prepared Us For Trump’s Billionaires and Oil Giants

* How We Can Get Over The Yuck Factor When It Comes To Recycled Water

* If You Can Snap A Photo, This App IDs The Bird

* Is It Possible To Remove The Bad Parts of Wheat?

* Is This The End of Journalism or a New Beginning?

* It Wasn’t All Bad: 5 Signs of Positive Change in 2016

* Kids Can Catch Bias Through Non-verbal Cues

* The Biggest Mistake In The History Of Science

* The Congressional Assault on American Healthcare Is Scheduled to Begin In Full

* Think Again Before You Post Online Those Pics Of Your Kids

* Tool Called Hoaxy Fact-Checks Fake News

* Trump's Hot Air on Global Warming Is Far From the Greatest Climate Threat

* Try This Trick To Hear People Better At Parties

* Understanding The Dangers Of Excessive Sugar Intake Over The Holidays Or Any Other Time

* Was 2016 Just 1938 All Over Again?

* What 2016 Revealed About The Deadly Dangers Of Air Pollution

* What Will All The Stuff You Own Mean When You're Older?

* Why 2016 Was Not As Bad A Year As You Might Think

* Why African Croplands Are Heading For Food Deficit

* Why Are Young Women Without Wrinkles Using Botox?

* Why Brains Of Supernormal Seniors Seem To Resist Damage

* Why Do Our Friends Want Us To Drink And Dislike It When We Don't?

* Why Our News Habits Look A Lot Like Britain’s In 1655

* Why Stories Matter With Children Learning

* Why Swimming In The Sea Is Good For You

* Why The World Needs To Consider How To Manage The End Of The Fossil Fuel Era

* Why We Must Do Something About Jobs For Young People In A World Of Automation

* Why Young Children Often Prefer Wrapping Paper And Boxes To Actual Presents

* Will It Damage Your Eyes If You Don't Wear Sunglasses?

* Your Brain Benefits From Exercise In These 3 Ways

We add articles to the website daily
. Rather than wait for the newsletter, you can visit each section according to your interests throughout the week. Each section listed below is designed as its own "mini-website".

The "Living in Harmony" section includes articles on Health & Well-Being, Home & Garden, Pets, Leisure & Creativity, Finance & Careers, and Science and Technology.

The "Personal Development" area covers Attitude Adjustments (which includes Fear, Anger, Gratitude, Forgiveness), Relationships & Parenting, Spirituality & Mindfulness (including Meditation), Intuition & Awareness (including astrology), and Happiness & Success.

"Social & Political" covers topics that affect us personally yet deal with a more "societal" or "political" sphere. This area covers Environment & Climate, Democracy, Justice, Inequality, Economy, and more. These topics are very relevant for our communal journey on Planet Earth.


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